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. >> reporter: mike dickinson works for noble energy, which is doubling its production in weld county. this oil field stretches from colorado into wyoming. in 2008, it produced 83,000 barrels of oil, yet this year it is expected to reach nearly ten million barrels. how different is the technology that we're seeing here today versus what you were doing out here a couple of years ago? >> it's unrecognizable today compared to what we were doing just two or three years ago. >> reporter: oil companies used to mainly drill vertical wells, hitting one pool of oil. but now they are rapidly converting to horizontal wells up to a mile long and combining them with fracking operations which split open rocks, releasing oil once considered out of reach. and one drilling rigs can now install multiple wells in one location, making it more cost- efficient. a horizontal well produces seven to ten times more oil than a vertical well. >> today, we're not running any vertical rigs, and we're running eight horizontals. >> reporter: so this really is the future of what you're doing out here. >> it is. >> reporter: th
, a very lrong piece of energy diving south with the jet stream. we'll have a southwesterly wind flow and that twisting and hurning in the atmosphere is theably going to start turning obably gthese thunderstorms, we may see numerous tornados and some could be strong tomorrow. may >> glor: what's the latest on ate snow moving west-to-east? >> that's the big story on the st-to-ea side of the system. igoks as though we'll see a very ughe swath of heavy snowfall. that will be good news on wiristmas day for folks expecting a white christmas in little rock and oklahoma city expectin is going to turn into a travel nightmare as the system ikes its way up through the hrough tley into the great lakes and interior portions of the reat east. the places will see one to two feet of snow. specially upstate new york and especial pennsylvania. >> glor: jeff berardelli, thank you. the bad weather made things more yo difficult for last-minute madeers. peonsumer reports" estimates 17 million of them went to stores ooday. will they help retailers make up e upa lackluster season? here's john blackstone. >>
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